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1940-11-16Warsaw Ghetto Closed

The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of the ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe. The Nazis closed the Warsaw Ghetto from the outside world, building a wall with armed guards.

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1940-10-12Warsaw Ghetto Created

The Warsaw Ghetto was established by the Governor-General Hans Frank. At this time, the population in the Ghetto was estimated to be 400,000, about 30% of the population of Warsaw. However, the size of the Ghetto was about 2.4% of the size of Warsaw.

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Allias capture Narvick

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Allied troops from the harbour of Narvik in northern Norway marking the success of Nazi Germany's Operation Weserubung and the end of the British campaign in Norway during World War II.

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1940-03-05Katyn massacre

Members of Soviet politburo sign an order for the execution of 25,700 Polish intelligentsia, including 14,700 Polish POWs taken prisoner during the Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939.

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1939-11-06Sonderaktion Krakau

Polish professors are seized and later sent to Sachsenhausen concentration camp and Dachau. This was part of a Nazi plan to exterminate the Polish intellectual elite

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Polish resisitance ends.

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Soviet troops capture Lvov

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1939-09-17Soviets Invade

Soviet troops invade Poland from the east.

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German troops surround the Polish capital, Warsaw.

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